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Record Number: 19181


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

Elizabeth Barrett to Thomas Westwood, c.13 March 1845: 'Do you read Blackwood? & in that case, have you had deep delight in an exquisite paper by the Opium-eater, which my heart trembled through from end to end? What a poet that man is! how he vivifies words, & deepens them, & gives them profound significance'.

Century:

1800-1849

Date:

Between 1 Mar 1845 and 13 Mar 1845

Country:

unknown

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Elizabeth Barrett

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Female

Date of Birth:

6 Mar 1806

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Writer

Religion:

Evangelical

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

unknown

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

Thomas De Quincey

Title:

'Suspiria De Profundis: Being a Sequel to the Confessions of an English Opium-Eater'

Genre:

Essays / Criticism, Autobiog / Diary

Form of Text:

Print: Serial / periodical

Publication Details

In Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, March 1845, pp.269-285

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

19181

Source:

Print

Author:

n/a

Editor:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis

Title:

The Brownings' Correspondence

Place of Publication:

Winfield

Date of Publication:

1992

Vol:

10

Page:

125

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Philip Kelley and Scott Lewis (ed.), The Brownings' Correspondence (Winfield, 1992), 10, p. 125, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=19181, accessed: 23 April 2024


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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